Reading<br />FrancesMayes<br />and<br />Travelling<br />In Italy<br />http://www.francesmayesbooks.com/<br />UndertheTusca...
ItalianSpeakingCountries<br />ITALY<br />Political system: Republic <br />Capital city: Rome <br />Total area: 301 263 km²...
Swiss Langage Map<br />There are 4 official languages in Switzerland.<br />Italian  is spoken in the Canton of TICINO. Tic...
Italy is divided into 20 regions<br />FrancesMayes’houseissituated  in theeastside of Tuscany.<br />Tuscanyisnotoriousfori...
LA TOSCANA (Tuscany)<br />Frances Mayes’ house, Bramasole, issituated in CORTONA, a littlecity in the Arezzo area.<br />Co...
Pecorino: Deeper into the country 93, 94, 96; Spring Kitchen 141, 143; BagnoVignoni and Pienza 160<br />Pecorino toscano (...
Bramasole, Frances Mayes’s house<br />
Travelling AroundCortonawithBella Tuscany<br />Seewith Google map<br />Thenumbersreferetothepages of theeditionpresented a...
Il Veneto <br />Veneto is the name of the region. The city of Venezia is the capital of the region.<br />The gondole, the ...
Risi e bisi: The Watery Veneto 86<br /><ul><li>Typical venetian dish, recipe in Italian</li></ul>http://www.italianrecipes...
La Sicilia (Sicily)<br />Sicily is a region. The island is separated from southern Italy by the Straits of Messina. So far...
San Vito lo Capo, North Cost of Sicily<br />
Le deliziosearancine di Palermo<br />Arancina / arancine: The Palms of Sicily  31, 32<br /><ul><li>Video recipe (in italia...
Una bancarella a Mondello<br />
I famosicannolisiciliani<br />Cannoli: The Palms of Sicily  35<br /><ul><li>Video recipe in Italian</li></ul>http://www.yo...
Cassatine e cannolini<br />
Involtini:The Palms of Sicily  38<br />3 typical Sicilian recipes (in English and in Italian)<br />http://www.coloridisici...
Mondello, near Palermo<br />
La prima colazione<br />
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  1. 1. Reading<br />FrancesMayes<br />and<br />Travelling<br />In Italy<br />http://www.francesmayesbooks.com/<br />UndertheTuscanSun(2003)<br />Seethetrailerhere<br />
  2. 2. ItalianSpeakingCountries<br />ITALY<br />Political system: Republic <br />Capital city: Rome <br />Total area: 301 263 km² <br />Population: 58.8 million <br />Currency: euro <br />Language: Italian<br />SWITZERLAND<br />Political system: Swiss Confederation <br />Capital city: Berne <br />Total area: 41 284 km² <br />Population: 7.3 million <br />Currency: Swiss franc <br />Language: Italian is one of the 4 official languages<br />SAN MARINO<br />Political system: Republic <br />Capital city: San Marino <br />Total area: 61.2 km² <br />Population: 0.02 million <br />Currency: euro <br />Language: Italian <br />VATICAN CITY STATE<br />Political system: Ecclesiastical state <br />Capital city: Vatican City <br />Total area: 0.4 km² <br />Population: 0.0009 million <br />Currency: euro <br />Language: Italian is spoken although Latin is the official language<br />
  3. 3. Swiss Langage Map<br />There are 4 official languages in Switzerland.<br />Italian is spoken in the Canton of TICINO. Ticino is at the Italian border. By car there is less than one hour from Milan to the Swiss border (Chiasso).<br />Short Term: TI<br />State Capital:Bellinzona<br />Member of the Swiss Federation since: 1803<br />Administrative language: Italian<br />Size: 2812 km²<br />
  4. 4. Italy is divided into 20 regions<br />FrancesMayes’houseissituated in theeastside of Tuscany.<br />TuscanyisnotoriousforitsRenaissance art. Florence, Pisa and Sienna are themostfamouscities. <br />Dante (1265-1321) established the Tuscan dialect as the literary language of Italy, thisiswhyItalianisalsocalled “Dante’slanguage”.<br />Withthebookwewilltraveltootherregionssuch as Sicily, Veneto and Umbria .<br />
  5. 5. LA TOSCANA (Tuscany)<br />Frances Mayes’ house, Bramasole, issituated in CORTONA, a littlecity in the Arezzo area.<br />CortonaisrightontheborderwiththeUmbriaregion and knownforitsEtruscanpast. <br />
  6. 6. Pecorino: Deeper into the country 93, 94, 96; Spring Kitchen 141, 143; BagnoVignoni and Pienza 160<br />Pecorino toscano (cheese) with recipes, wines, maps (in English)<br />http://www.italianmade.com/foods/subcat23018.cfm<br />Favee Pecorino: Recipe (in English)<br />http://www.italianfoodforever.com/iff/news.asp?id=122<br />Florentinebeefsteak: Deeper into the country 98<br /><ul><li>This is the Italian Porterhouse (in Italian, with photo)</li></ul>http://www.valdichiana.it/gastronomia/bistecca.htm<br /><ul><li>What is chianina beef ? (in English)</li></ul>http://www.ansi.okstate.edu/breeds/cattle/chianina/<br />Ribollita: A Loog Around Lago Trasimeno164; AP 182<br />All about this typical Tuscan soup (in Italian and English)<br />http://www.ribollita.com/index.htm<br />Fried Zucchini flowers (recipe in Italian): Primavera 11, Bagno Vignoni and Pienza 160; Mad July 212<br />http://cucina.intrage.it/contorni/46/<br />
  7. 7. Bramasole, Frances Mayes’s house<br />
  8. 8. Travelling AroundCortonawithBella Tuscany<br />Seewith Google map<br />Thenumbersreferetothepages of theeditionpresented at thebeginning of thispresentation.<br />Cortona (red pin): 1, 65, 68, 169, 199, 202, 203 <br />In Tuscany (blupins)<br />Firenze (Florence): 5 , 7, 19, 213, 271 <br />Sansepolcro: 68, 70 (Piero della Francesca)<br />Montepulciano: 23, 27 (vino)<br />Arezzo: 17, 181 (market)<br />In Umbria (yellowpins)<br />Lago Trasimeno: xiii, 125, 161, 166, 168<br />Assisi: 248 (Giotto)<br />CittàdellaPieve: 172Orvieto: 195<br />
  9. 9. Il Veneto <br />Veneto is the name of the region. The city of Venezia is the capital of the region.<br />The gondole, the Canal Grande, the piazza San Marco, the Caffè Florian and Cipriani, the 4 horses, the Danieli hotel, Murano glass …BENVENUTI A VENEZIA !<br />
  10. 10. Risi e bisi: The Watery Veneto 86<br /><ul><li>Typical venetian dish, recipe in Italian</li></ul>http://www.italianrecipes.ws/veneto/ricette_recipes/veneto_002_risi_e_bisi.shtml<br /><ul><li>Recipe in English</li></ul>http://www.e-rcps.com/pasta/rcp/soup/rice_pea.shtml<br />I vini(wines from Veneto region)<br /><ul><li>Amarone: The Watery Veneto80 </li></ul>Everything about the famous wine (in English)<br />http://www.ehow.com/how_2064194_pick-amarone-wine.html<br /><ul><li>Tutto sull’amarone, in Italiano</li></ul>http://www.vinit.net/press/modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=2960<br /><ul><li> Ombra: The Watery Veneto86</li></ul> “un’ombra” is a typical Venetian expression meaning by metonym “a glass of wine” (“ombra” means shadow in Italian) <br />Read the story here, at the end of the page:<br />http://dobianchi.wordpress.com/category/de-nominibus/page/2/<br />
  11. 11. La Sicilia (Sicily)<br />Sicily is a region. The island is separated from southern Italy by the Straits of Messina. So far, no bridge is linking the island to the mainland. To build or not a bridge is a sensitive and recurrent topic in Italy. People use the ferry or the plane to reach the island.<br />
  12. 12. San Vito lo Capo, North Cost of Sicily<br />
  13. 13. Le deliziosearancine di Palermo<br />Arancina / arancine: The Palms of Sicily 31, 32<br /><ul><li>Video recipe (in italian)</li></ul>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nvP1AionSs4<br /><ul><li>Recipe in English</li></ul>http://www.mangiabenepasta.com/arancine.html<br /><ul><li>Recipe in Italian with lots of pictures</li></ul>http://www.cookaround.com/yabbse1/showthread.php?t=18108<br />
  14. 14. Una bancarella a Mondello<br />
  15. 15. I famosicannolisiciliani<br />Cannoli: The Palms of Sicily 35<br /><ul><li>Video recipe in Italian</li></ul>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PkF6vmFiW8E<br /><ul><li>Recipe in English</li></ul>http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/232015<br />
  16. 16. Cassatine e cannolini<br />
  17. 17. Involtini:The Palms of Sicily 38<br />3 typical Sicilian recipes (in English and in Italian)<br />http://www.coloridisicilia.it/vinisiciliani/Ricetteevini/index.htm<br />I vini siciliani (Sicilian wines)<br /><ul><li>Marsala: The Palms of Sicily 35, 45</li></ul>Marsala e moscato di Pantelleria (in English and in Italian)<br />http://www.coloridisicilia.it/vinisiciliani/stradedelvino/marsala.HTM<br /><ul><li>Moscato: The Palms ofSicily 35, 56; A Sicilian menu 57, 61</li></ul>Moscato di Noto e di Siracusa (in English and in Italian)<br />http://www.coloridisicilia.it/vinisiciliani/stradedelvino/moscato.HTM<br />Caponata: A Sicilian Menu 58<br /><ul><li>Recipe in English and video</li></ul>http://cucina-italiana.net/ricette_ice/recipe_caponata_siciliana.htm<br /><ul><li>Recipe in Italian</li></ul>http://www.cucinaericette.it/ricetta-caponata-di-melanzane.asp<br />
  18. 18. Mondello, near Palermo<br />
  19. 19. La prima colazione<br />

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